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Norway

2013

minifacts about

Norway, with Svalbard

Source: Norwegian Mapping Authority.

Contents
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. Government and elected representatives..................................................................2 Geography, climate and environment ........................................................................6 Demographics, health and crime..............................................................................10 Living conditions and consumption ..........................................................................19 Work and pay ............................................................................................................21 Care services and social welfare..............................................................................25 Education...................................................................................................................27 Media and culture......................................................................................................32 Tourism and transportation.......................................................................................37 Industries ...................................................................................................................40 Energy........................................................................................................................48 The economy.............................................................................................................51 Norway abroad ..........................................................................................................55 The EEA and Norway Grants ...................................................................................57 Development cooperation.........................................................................................58 Foreign trade .............................................................................................................60 Official flag days and public holidays in Norway.............................................................63

Explanation of symbols . Not applicable .. Data not available ... Data not yet available - Nil 0 Less than 0.5 of unit employed * Preliminary figure Edited by Statistics Norway for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Further information: library@ssb.no Printed by: Mklegaards Trykkeri AS Translation: Richard Lawson Printed in Norway for free distribution abroad Published by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Oslo, March 2013

1. Government and elected representatives


Number of Storting representatives and validated votes. 2009 elections
Party Storting representatives Total 169 Labour Party 64 Progress Party 41 Conservative Party 30 Socialist Left Party 11 Centre Party 11 Christian Democratic Party 10 Liberal Party 2
Source: Statistics Norway. More information: httphttp://www.ssb.no/en/stortingsvalg/

Per cent 100.0 37.9 24.3 17.8 6.5 6.5 5.9 1.2

Validated votes 2 682 904 949 049 614 717 462 458 166 361 165 006 148 748 104 144

Per cent 100.0 35.4 22.9 17.2 6.2 6.2 5.5 3.9

Party leaders
Labour Party (A) Leader: Jens Stoltenberg Deputy Leader: Helga Pedersen Progress Party (FrP) Leader: Siv Jensen Deputy Leaders: Per Sandberg and Per Arne Olsen Conservative Party (H) Leader: Erna Solberg Deputy Leaders: Jan Tore Sanner and Bent Hie Socialist Left Party (SV) Leader: Audun Lysbakken Deputy Leaders: Brd Vegar Solhjell and Inga Marte Thorkildsen Christian Democratic Party (KrF) Leader: Knut Arild Hareide Deputy Leaders: Dagrun Eriksen and Bjrg Tysdal Moe Centre Party (Sp) Leader: Liv Signe Navarsete Deputy leaders: Ola Borten Moe and Trygve Slagsvold Vedum Liberal Party (V) Leader: Trine Skei Grande Deputy leaders: Ola Elvestuen and Terje Breivik
Source: The parties' websites More information: http://www.stortinget.no/en/In-English/Members-of-the-Storting/

General elections, municipal council elections and county council elections. Voter turnout in per cent
Per cent 100 General elections 80 60 40 20 0 1920 1925 1931 1937 1947 1955 1963 1971 1979 1987 1995 2003 2011
Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/valg/

Municipal council elections

County council elections

Female representatives in the Storting and municipal councils


Per cent 50 Storting elections 40 30 20 10 0 1969 1975 1981 1987 1993 1999 2005 2011 Municipal council elections

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/valg/

Percentage of female ministers in Norwegian governments


Per cent 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 1971 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2012

Source: regjeringen.no. More information: http://www.regjeringen.no/en/the-government/previous-governments/the-structure-ofthe-registry/ministries-and-offices/offices/men-and-women-in-norwegian-governments-s.html?id=586906

The Government and Ministries


Office of the Prime Minister Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg (Labour Party) Minister Karl Eirik Schjtt-Pedersen (Labour Party) Ministry of Labour (AD) Minister of Labour Anniken Huitfeldt (Labour Party) Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion (BLD) Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion Inga Marte Thorkildsen (Socialist Left Party) Ministry of Finance (FIN) Minister of Finance Sigbjrn Johnsen (FIN) Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs (FKD) Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs Lisbeth Berg-Hansen (Labour Party) Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs (FAD) Minister of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs Rigmor Aasrud (Labour Party) Ministry of Defence (FD) Minister of Defence Anne-Grete Strm-Erichsen (Labour Party) Ministry of Health and Care Services (HOD) Minister of Health and Care Services Jonas Gahr Stre (Labour Party) Ministry of Justice and Public Security (JD) Minister of Justice and Public Security Grete Faremo (Labour Party) Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development (KRD) Minister of Local Government and Regional Development Liv Signe Narvarsete (Centre Party) Ministry of Culture (KD) Minister of Culture Hadia Tajik (Labour Party) Ministry of Education and Research (KD) Minister of Education Kristin Halvorsen (Socialist Left Party) Ministry of Agriculture and Food (LMD) Minister of Agriculture and Food Trygve Slagsvold Vedum (Centre Party) Ministry of the Environment (MD) Minister of the Environment Brd Vegar Solhjell (Socialist Left Party) Ministry of Trade and Industry (NHD) Minister of Trade and Industry Trond Giske (Labour Party) Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (OED) Minister of Petroleum and Energy Ola Borten Moe (Centre Party) Ministry of Transport and Communications (SD) Minister of Transport and Communications Marit Arnstad (Centre Party) Ministry of Foreign Affairs (UD) Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide (Labour Party) Minister of International Development Heikki Eidsvoll Holms (Socialist Left Party)
Source: regjeringen.no. More information: http://www.government.no

Storting Presidency
President Dag Terje Andersen (Labour Party) Vice-Presidents First Vice-President: yvind Korsberg (Progress Party) Second Vice-President: Per-Kristian Foss (Conservative Party) Third Vice-President: Marit Nybakk (Labour Party) Fourth Vice-President: Akhtar Chaudhry (Socialist Left Party) Fifth Vice-President: Dagfinn Hibrten (Christian Democratic Party)
Source: The Stortings Information Service. More information: http://www.stortinget.no/en/In-English/Standing-Commitees/The-Presidium/

Parliamentary Ombudsman for Public Administration


PO Box 3 Sentrum, NO-0101 Oslo Ombudsman Arne Fliflet Tel. +47 22 82 85 00 E-mail: postmottak@sivilombudsmannen.no Toll-free in Norway +47 800 80039

More information: http://www.sivilombudsmannen.no/?lang=en_GB

Sami Parliament 2009-2013


Sametinget Smediggi vjovrgeaidnu 50, NO-9730 Karasjok/Krjohka. Tel. + 47 78 47 40 00 E-mail: samediggi@samediggi.no The Sami Parliament is a national elective assembly for the Sami of Norway. 39 representatives are elected every four years in 7 election districts throughout Norway. Sami Parliament Council Sami Parliament President Egil Olli Vice-President Laila Susanne Vars Council member Marianne Balto Council member Vibeke Larsen Council member Ellinor Marita Jma Sami Parliament members, by party Labour Party 14, Norwegian Sami Association 11, rja 3, Progress Party 3, Conservative Party 1, Norwegian Sami Association and Sami Peoples Partys joint list 2, Johttispmelaccaid listu 2, Nordkalottfolket 1, Sami resident in the south of Norway 1 and arjel-Saemiej Gielh 1.
Source: Sami Parliament. More information: http://www.sametinget.no/

Governor (Sysselmann) of Svalbard


PO Box 633, NO-9171 Longyearbyen Governor Odd Olsen Inger
More information: http://www.sysselmannen.no/en/

Tel. + 47 79 02 43 00 E-mail: firmapost@sysselmannen.no

2. Geography, climate and environment


Geographic dimensions
Compass extremes North: Knivskjelodden on Magery South: Pysen in Mandal West: Holmeben at Utvr in Solund East: Hornya in Vard International borders, coastline Shared international borders, total Sweden Finland Russia Straight-line distance, Kinnarodden-Lindesnes Length of coastline, mainland Excluding fjords and bays Length of island coastlines Greatest breadth, mainland Narrowest breadth, mainland Area Kingdom of Norway Mainland (incl. freshwater bodies) Svalbard Jan Mayen Antarctica Bouvet Island Peter I y Queen Maud Land Largest lake Longest river Highest waterfall Highest mountain Largest glacier Longest fjord Largest inhabited island Mjsa Glomma Kjelfossen Galdhpiggen Jostedalsbreen Sognefjorden Hinnya 71 11' 09'' N.Lat. 57 57' 31'' N.Lat. 04 29' 57'' E.Long. 31 10' 07'' E.Long. 2 562 1 630 736 196 1 752 28 953 2 532 71 963 432 2 385 186 323 787 61 022 377 49 156 2 700 000 365 601 840 2 469 507 204 2 205 km km km km km km km km km km km2 km2 km2 km2 km2 km2 km2 km2 km m m km2 km km2

Source: Norwegian Mapping Authority. More information: http://www.statkart.no/en/

Air temperature averages1


Celsius 20 15 10 5 0 -5 -10 Jan.
1

Oslo Bergen Vard

Feb. March April

May

June

July

Aug. Sept. Oct.

Nov. Dec.

Average for 1961-1990 (current standard normal period) in degrees C. Source: Norwegian Meteorological Institute. More information: http://met.no/English/

Precipitation1
Annual average January February March April May June July August September October November December Oslo 763 49 36 47 41 53 65 81 89 90 84 73 55 Bergen 2 250 190 152 170 114 106 132 148 190 283 271 259 235 Trondheim 925 78 61 61 51 49 67 85 80 114 106 81 92 Bod 1 020 86 64 68 52 46 54 92 88 123 147 100 100 Troms 1 031 95 87 72 64 48 59 77 82 102 131 108 106 Vard 563 55 41 34 33 30 42 49 55 54 58 59 53

1 Average for 1961-1990 (current standard normal period) in mm. Source: Norwegian Meteorological Institute. More information: http://met.no/English/

Midnight sun (complete disc) and period of darkness. 2013


Latitude (N) Svalbard (Longyearbyen) North Cape Hammerfest Troms Bod 78.2 71.2 70.6 69.7 67.3 Midnight sun 19 Apr.-22 Aug. 13 May-29 July 16 May-26 July 20 May-22 July 03 June-07 July Period of darkness End 16 Feb. 23 Jan. 21 Jan. 16 Jan. 28 Dec. Start 25 Oct. 18 Nov. 20 Nov. 25 Nov. 15 Dec.

Source: Almanac for Norway 2013. More information: http://www.almanakken.uio.no/

Protected areas under the Nature Conservation Act. 31 December 2011


National parks Nature reserves Landscape protection areas Other protected areas1 Number 34 2 048 202 473 Area, km2 31 046 5 645 17 322 390

1 Include flora and fauna protection areas (biotope protection), nature relics with and without area protection and biotopes protected under the Wildlife Act and the Act relating to salmonids and fresh-water fish. Source: Directorate for Nature Management. More information: http://english.dirnat.no/ and http://www.environment.no/

Protected areas under the Nature Conservation Act. 31 December 2011

National park Nature reserve Landscape protection areas Other protected areas

Source: Directorate for Nature Management. More information: http://english.dirnat.no/

National land use. 2012


Land area, excluding Svalbard and Jan Mayen Agricultural area Of which fully cultivated Productive forest area1 Other Km2 305 470 9 917 8 155 83 399 203 999 Per cent 100.0 3.2 2.7 27.3 66.8

1 Includes productive forest area above the coniferous forest line. Source: Norwegian Mapping Authority, National Forest Inventory and Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/arealstat/

Household waste
Total household waste. 1 000 tonnes Household waste. Kg per capita Quantity recycled, including energy production. Kg per capita Unsorted waste. Per cent Waste for incineration. Per cent Waste for land disposal. Per cent
Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/avfkomm/

1992 1 012 237 .. 8 .. ..

1998 1 364 309 .. 33 23 43

2006 1 940 414 287 50 32 18

2011 2 183 438 363 54 44 2

Emissions to air1, compared with level of emissions in 1990. 1990=100


160 140 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 1990 Sulphur dioxide (SO2) Nitrogen oxide (NOX) Volatile organic compoundsexcept methane (NMVOC) Climate gases

1993

1996

1999

2002

2005

2008

2011*

Source: Statistics Norway and the Norwegian Pollution Control Authority. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/klimagassn/ and http://www.environment.no/

3. Demographics, health and crime


Population and population changes
Population1 Inhabitants per km2 land area Live births, total Male Female Live births per 1 000 inhabitants Deaths, total Male Female Deaths per 1 000 inhabitants Excess of births In-migration Out-migration Net in-migration Population growth Population growth. Per cent
1 Population as of 1 January 1996 and 1 January 2013. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/befolkning/

1995 4 369 957 14 60 292 31 006 29 286 13.8 45 190 23 020 22 170 10.3 15 103 25 678 19 312 6 366 21 547 0.5

2012 5 051 275 16 60 255 30 933 29 322 12.1 41 992 20 072 21 920 8.4 18 263 78 570 31 227 47 343 65 405 1.3

Registered population as of 1 January 2013 and projection for 2020-2060 (average national growth rate). 1 000
Age Total 0-5 years of age 6-15 years of age 16-66 years of age 67 years of age and older 2013 5 051 375 617 3 386 673 2020 5 511 417 657 3 615 822 2030 6 037 444 738 3 817 1 038 2040 6 400 436 757 3 941 1 266 2050 6 681 457 752 4 075 1 397 2060 6 928 470 787 4 129 1 541

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/folkfram/

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Counties and most densely populated municipalities. 1 January 2013


County/ municipalitiy Mainland stfold Fredrikstad Sarpsborg Akershus Brum Oslo Hedmark Ringsaker Hamar Oppland Gjvik Lillehammer Buskerud Drammen Ringerike Vestfold Sandefjord Larvik Telemark Skien Porsgrunn Aust-Agder Arendal Grimstad Vest-Agder Kristiansand Mandal Rogaland Stavanger Sandnes Hordaland Bergen Sogn og Fjordane Frde Mre og Romsdal lesund Molde Sr-Trndelag Trondheim Nord-Trndelag Stjrdal Nordland Bod Rana Troms Romsa Troms Harstad Finnmark Finnmrku Alta Hammerfest Number of municipaliti es 428 18 22 1 22 26 21 14 18 15 15 26 33 26 36 25 23 44 24 19 Area1. Km2 323 787 4 182 288 406 4 918 192 454 27 397 1 281 351 25 192 672 477 14 910 137 1 552 2 224 121 535 15 299 779 165 9 157 270 304 7 276 276 222 9 378 71 304 15 460 466 18 623 587 15 114 98 363 18 856 342 22 415 938 38 460 1 392 4 461 25 870 2 524 446 48 616 3 849 849 Per cent Population 100.0 1.3 1.5 0.1 8.5 7.8 4.6 0.7 4.7 2.8 2.2 2.9 4.8 5.8 4.7 5.8 6.9 11.9 8.0 15.0 5 051 275 282 000 76 807 53 696 566 399 116 677 623 966 193 719 33 406 29 353 187 254 29 407 26 850 269 003 65 473 29 400 238 748 44 629 41 239 170 902 53 015 35 392 112 772 43 336 21 594 176 353 84 476 15 237 452 159 129 191 70 046 498 135 267 950 108 700 12 559 259 404 45 033 25 936 302 755 179 692 134 443 22 379 239 611 49 203 25 752 160 418 70 358 24 291 74 534 19 646 10 072 Per cent 100.0 5.6 11.2 12.4 3.8 3.7 5.3 4.7 3.4 2.2 3.5 9.0 9.9 2.2 5.1 6.0 2.7 4.7 3.2 1.5

1 Including lakes. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/folkemengde/

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Population by gender, age and marital status. 1 January 2013


Men

9085-89 80-84 75-79 70-74 65-69 60-64 55-59 50-54 45-49 40-44 35-39 30-34 25-29 20-24 15-19 10-14 5-9 0-4 100 1 000 Unmarried 50 0 0 50

Women

200

150

Married (incl. separated)

100 150 1 000 Previously married

200

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/folkemengde/

Married and cohabiting couples with and without children. 1 January


Couples, total Married couples1 total Without children2 With children2 Cohabiting couples, total Without children2 With children2
1

1990 973 000 871 000 467 000 404 000 102 000 52 000 50 000

2012 1 125 000 847 000 505 000 342 000 277 000 122 000 155 000

Including registered partners. 2 Children = under 18, unmarried and living at home. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/familie/

Fertility rates in selected countries. 2011


Ireland Iceland France UK Sweden USA Norway Finland Denmark Switzerland Italy Spain Germany Portugal Poland
Source: Eurostat and World Health Organization. More information: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/ and http://www.who.int/gho/en/

2.05 2.02 2.01 1.96 1.90 1.89 1.88 1.83 1.75 1.52 1.39 1.36 1.36 1.35 1.30

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Fertility rates by county. 2012

Fertility rates 2012 1.72-1.79 1.80-1.89 1.90-1.99 2.00-2.04

Source: Statistics Norway. Map data: Norwegian Mapping Authority More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/fodte/

Life expectancy at birth


Age 88 84 80 76 72 68 64 0 19461950 19561960 19661970 19761980 19861990 19962000 2006 2008 2010 2012 Male Female

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/dode/

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Life expectancy at birth in selected countries. 2011


Japan Switzerland Spain France Italy (2010) Iceland Sweden Finland Norway Greece Denmark USA (2009) Poland Russia (2009) Female 87 85 85 85 85 84 84 84 83 83 82 81 81 75 Male 81 81 79 79 80 81 80 77 79 79 78 76 73 63

Source: Eurostat and World Health Organization. More information: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/ and http://www.who.int/gho/en/

Persons per private household


3,5 3,0 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 0,0 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2012 2010

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/familie/

Contracted registered partnerships 1993-2008. Contracted samesex marriages 2009-2012


300 250 200 150 100 50 0 1993 1995 1997 1999 2001 2003 2005 2007 2009 2012 Female couples Male couples

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/ekteskap/

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Marriages1 and divorces2


35 000 30 000 25 000 20 000 15 000 10 000 5 000 Divorces Contracted marriages

0 1886 1896 1906 1916 1926 1936 1946 1956 1966 1976 1986 1996 2006 2012
1

From 2009, includes same-sex marriages. 2Prior to 1951, divorces where one of the spouses was resident in Norway, from 1951 divorces where the husband was resident in Norway. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/ekteskap/

Adoptions by type of adoption


800 700 600 500 400 300 200 100 0 19701974 19751979 19801984 19851989 Adoption of stepchildren, fosterchildren, etc. 19901994 19951999 20002004 20052009 2010 2011 Intercountry adoptions

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/adopsjon/

Most popular names given to children in 2012


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Boys' names Lucas/Lukas Emil Mathias/Matias Jonas Alexander/Aleksander William Oskar/Oscar Magnus Markus/Marcus Oliver Girls' names Nora/Norah Emma Sofie/Sophie Linnea/Linea Sara/Sahra/Sarah Emilie Ingrid/Ingri Thea/Tea Leah/Lea Sofia/Sophia

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/navn/

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Immigrant population1 and Norwegian-born to immigrant parents2


Immigrant population1 National background3 Total Immigrant population and Norwegian-born to immigrant parents, per cent of total population Europe, total Poland Sweden Germany Denmark Russia4 UK Bosnia-Herzegovina4 Kosovo4 Netherlands Finland Africa, total Somalia Eritrea Ethiopia Morocco Ghana Asia, including Turkey, total Iraq Pakistan Philippines Iran Thailand Vietnam Afghanistan Turkey Sri Lanka India North and Central America, total USA Canada South America, total Chile Brazil Oceania, total
1

Norwegian-born to immigrant parents2 1995 29 009 2012 108 438

1995 186 039

2012 546 732

4.3 92 887 5 015 13 860 6 761 17 265 788 10 247 9 409 . 2 872 4 173 14 433 3 328 43 1 875 3 026 1 099 60 918 2 337 11 507 3 974 7 099 1 925 10 520 359 5 922 5 951 3 704 10 028 8 078 1 018 6 993 5 074 502 778

11.0 294 327 67 339 34 838 23 740 18 227 14 953 13 211 13 146 9 686 6 818 6 160 60 238 20 976 8 135 5 172 5 112 1 583 163 281 21 784 17 893 14 903 14 795 13 882 13 222 11 279 10 696 8 816 7 721 12 879 7 715 1 612 14 146 6 135 3 201 1 861

0.7 6 850 561 554 373 1 224 19 509 255 . 325 226 3 146 667 3 386 1 168 223 17 567 199 7 266 539 694 71 2 811 71 2 121 1 162 1 457 377 272 35 1 041 887 17 30

2.2 28 957 4 764 1 740 1 943 1 596 1 880 748 3 192 4 014 739 500 19 476 8 419 1 431 1 233 3 479 582 57 047 7 151 14 844 1 528 3 118 516 7 649 1 940 6 046 5 477 3 109 694 298 54 2 221 1 647 126 43

Foreign-born with two foreign-born parents. 2 Persons with two foreign-born parents. 3 Country of birth for persons born abroad; mother's or father's country of birth for persons born in Norway with two foreign-born parents. 4 Comparisons are difficult due to changes in national borders. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/innvbef/

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Asylum seekers arriving in Norway, by nationality


Nationality Total Europe Africa Asia North and Central America South America Oceania Stateless 1993 12 876 11 523 464 731 12 26 120 1998 2005 2009 2010 8 374 5 402 17 226 10 064 4 716 1 435 1 486 1 318 1 229 1 624 7 180 5 112 2 138 2 106 7 239 3 143 2 10 13 30 204 18 27 12 2 1 1 85 209 1 280 448 2011 9 053 847 5 097 2 796 38 12 1 262 2012 9 785 1 143 5 263 3 086 27 3 263

Source: Norwegian Directorate of Immigration. More information: http://www.udi.no/english

Persons aged 16-79 who are overweight (bmi>=27) or obese (bmi>=30). Per cent
Per cent 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 0 1973 1995 1998 Women
Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/helseforhold/

Obese Overweight

2005

2008

1973

1995

1998 Men

2005

2008

Daily smokers, by gender. Per cent


Per cent 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 1973 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2012 Women aged 16-74 Men aged 16-74

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/royk/

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Causes of death. 2011


Deaths, total Diseases, total Malignant tumours Heart and circulatory diseases Respiratory diseases Other Violent deaths, total Accidents Suicides Homicides Other
Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/dodsarsak/

Per cent 100.0 93.7 26.2 31.4 9.7 26.3 6.3 4.6 1.4 0.3 0.0

Total 41 304 38 697 10 838 12 964 4 026 10 869 2 607 1 890 598 114 5

Male 20 029 18 504 5 817 6 007 1 961 4 719 1 525 1 026 434 62 3

Female 21 275 20 193 5 021 6 957 2 065 6 150 1 082 864 164 52 2

Persons criminally charged per 10 000 inhabitants; criminal offences investigated and cleared per 1 000 inhabitants
100 80 60 40 20 0 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 Persons criminally charged per 10 000 inhabitants Criminal offences investigated per 1 000 inhabitants Criminal offences cleared per 1 000 inhabitants

Kilde: Statistics Norway. Mer informasjon: http://www.ssb.no/en/lovbrudde/

Reported offences, by type of offence


2002 Offence type Total Economic Other offences for gain Violent Sexual Narcotics Damage to property Environmental Workplace environment Traffic Other Number 437 250 7 950 226 285 25 289 3 142 45 092 22 809 2 900 887 59 339 43 557 Per 1 000 inhabitants 96.6 1.8 50.0 5.6 0.7 10.0 5.0 0.6 0.2 13.1 9.6 2011 Number 380 092 8 053 171 921 26 254 4 612 42 788 19 553 2 741 819 56 922 46 429 Per 1 000 inhabitants 77.2 1.6 34.9 5.3 0.9 8.7 4.0 0.6 0.2 11.6 9.4

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/lovbrudda/

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4. Living conditions and consumption


Housing figures for 2011
Total dwellings Average utility floor space per dwelling. m2 Average utility floor space per person. m2 Occupants per dwelling Number of rooms 1-2 rooms 3 or more rooms Unknown Building types share of all dwellings Detached house, farmhouse Linked house, row house, house with two dwellings or other house with less than three floors Block of flats, apartment building or other building with three or more floors Other Year of construction -1920 1921-1945 1946-1970 1971-1990 1991-2011 Unknown Tenure status Home owner alone or through joint ownership Through a housing co-operative or limited company Rented
Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/fobbolig/

2 205 191 130.7 58.5 2.2


Per cent

17.4 77.7 4.9 52.9 21.0 22.7 3.4 9.6 6.9 26.3 30.4 22.3 4.4 62.8 14.4 22.8

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Average annual expenditure per household. 1997-1999 and 2007-2009


Commodity and service category Expenditures, total Food and non-alcoholic beverages Alcoholic beverages and tobacco Clothing and footwear Housing, lighting and heating Furniture and household articles Health Transport Postal and telecommunication services Culture and leisure Education Restaurant and hotel services Other
Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/fbu/

1999 NOK Per cent 2009 NOK Per cent 268 500 100.0 395 100 100.0 32 400 11.5 46 500 11.8 7 600 2.9 10 300 2.6 15 200 5.3 20 900 5.3 69 600 26.7 123 400 31.2 16 800 7.0 23 300 5.9 6 900 2.8 10 100 2.5 53 300 17.3 64 500 16.3 5 100 2.5 7 600 1.9 31 600 12.6 49 300 12.5 2 800 0.3 900 0.2 10 900 3.9 13 600 3.4 16 300 7.2 24 700 6.3

Proportion of household expenditure on food, housing and transport


Per cent 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 1958 Food 1973 19771979 19831985 19891991 19961998 20022004 20072009 Housing Transport

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/fbu/

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5. Work and pay


Primary work status, persons aged 15-74. Average percentage 2012
Retired 8% Early retirement/ disability 10% Other activity/ Not stated 5%

Homemakers 1%

In education 13%

Working 63 %

Includes both full-time and part-time employment as primary activity. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/aku/

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Labour force participation and unemployment. Persons aged 15-64. Selected countries. 2011
Iceland Sweden Denmark Norway Germany UK Finland Spain Portugal Japan USA Russia France Greece Poland Italy 0 20 40 Per cent 60 80 100 Working Unemployed

Source: OECD. More information: http://www.oecd.org

Women in the labour force1 aged 15-64, and proportion of parttime workers. Selected countries. 2011
Iceland Norway Sweden Denmark Germany Finland UK Portugal France Ireland Poland Spain Italy 0
1

Employed Part-time 20 40 60 80 100

Per cent

Percentage of women in the same age group in the population. Source: Eurostat. More information: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/

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Public sector employment as share of total employment


Per cent 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 0 1970 1980 1990 2000 State Municipal

2012*

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/nr/

Employment by industry. Average percentage 2012. Per cent and thousands


Total (including "not stated") Agriculture, forestry and fisheries Mining and quarrying Manufacturing Electricity, water and refuse disposal Construction Domestic trade Transport, storage and warehousing Hotel and restaurant Information and communications Financial services and insurance Technical activities, real estate Business activities Public administration, defence and social insurance Education Health and social work Personal services
Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/aku/

Per cent 100.0 2.2 2.3 9.2 1.2 7.5 13.8 5.5 2.6 4.0 2.0 6.3 3.9 6.3 8.3 21.0 3.9

Total 2 591 57 59 238 30 194 358 143 68 103 52 163 100 163 214 545 100

Male Female 1 367 1 224 47 10 48 11 180 58 22 7 179 14 192 166 113 30 27 41 74 29 26 26 98 65 55 45 86 75 102 40 77 139 442 61

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Average monthly pay1 for men and women in selected industries. 2011
Industry Men Women Women's pay as percentage of men's
Per cent

NOK

All employees Oil and natural gas production Manufacturing Construction Wholesale and retail trade Transport Information and communications Financial services Professional, scientific and technical services Business services Public administration (central and local government) Education Health and social services
1 Pay for part-time workers converted to full-time equivalents. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/lonnansatt/

40 800 59 300 39 100 36 000 36 800 38 500 51 700 62 700 52 500 33 300 41 400 39 700 39 700

34 800 55 100 34 700 36 200 30 300 34 400 25 700 42 900 40 600 30 200 37 300 36 800 34 100

85 93 89 101 82 89 50 68 77 91 90 93 86

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6. Care services and social welfare


Children receiving cash benefit in lieu of day-care attendance. Percentage of all children1 as of December
Per cent 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
1

2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

Cash benefits are provided for children aged between 13 and 23 months. Cash benefits for two-year-olds were abolished from 1 August 2012. Source: Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV). More information: http://www.nav.no/english

Children under protection1 per 1 000 children 0-17 years


35 30 25 20 15 10 5 0 1980
1

1985

1990

1995

2000

2005

2011

As of 31 December. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/barneverng/

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Financial social security. Number of benefit cases


200 000 150 000 100 000 50 000 0 1970

1975

1980

1985

1990

1995

2000

2005

2011

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/soshjelpk/

Disability pension recipients. Total number


250 000 200 000 150 000 100 000 50 000 0 1975 Female

Male

1980

1985

1990

1995

2000

2005

2012

Source: Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV). More information: http://www.nav.no/english

Users of nursing and care services1


200 000 180 000 160 000 140 000 120 000 100 000 80 000 60 000 40 000 20 000 0 1992
1

Home service recipients

Assisted-living residents Institutional residents 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006

2008

2011

As of 2007, the data source is the IPLOS health registry. 2Sheltered housing is not included in the figures after 2009. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/pleie/

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7. Education
Kindergarten coverage1
Per cent 100 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 1980
1

Ages 3-5

Ages 1-5 Ages 1-2

1985

1990

1995

2000

2005

2011

Proportion of children in kindergartens as percentage of children in corresponding age group. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/barnehager/

Pupils attending after-school care facilities


Total Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Years 5 to 7 2000 121 867 38 440 35 895 29 779 16 478 1 275 2005 133 282 44 937 38 677 31 421 16 739 1 508 2012 154 707 49 449 45 541 37 407 20 579 1 731

Source: The information system for primary and lower secondary education. More information: http://www.gsi.udir.no

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Schools and pupils/students


1984/85 Type of school Primary/lower secondary schools Private primary/lower secondary schools Upper secondary schools1 Private upper secondary schools Universities and colleges2 Private universities and colleges Schools 3 540 . 920 . 228 67 Pupils/ students 545 879 . 203 702 16 936 92 083 15 402 2011/2012 Schools 3 000 172 449 96 71 34 Pupils/ students 614 374 16 684 250 914 26 926 235 049 35 723

1 Pupils and apprentices in upper secondary schools as well as pupils and students in technical schools and county colleges. 2 Military colleges are not included. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/utdanning/

Share of men and women with higher education. Per cent


Per cent 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 0 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2011 2010 Men Women

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/utniv/

Students in higher education, by category of educational institution1


2000/01 Total students Universities Specialised institutions at university level University colleges National institutes of the arts Norwegian Police University College Military colleges Private university colleges
1 Norwegian students abroad are not included. Source: Statistisk sentralbyr. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/utuvh/

186 002 69 195 7 706 84 880 770 940 949 21 562

Per cent female 60.0 55.3 48.9 65.9 68.3 29.7 6.0 56.7

2011/12 235 840 101 618 30 093 87 017 819 2 223 791 13 279

Per cent female 60.0 57.7 50.7 64.8 65.4 38.3 10.5 73.5

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Foreign students1 in Norway


Students in higher education Nationality Total Sweden Russia Germany China Denmark Iran USA Poland Nepal Iceland UK Finland Pakistan Netherlands Ukraine Ethiopia Lithuania India Ghana France Iraq Romania Spain Latvia Italy Bosnia-Herzegovina Philippines Afghanistan Others and unspecified3
1

2005/06 13 631 1 056 716 462 547 779 253 314 153 73 202 314 264 163 138 113 188 152 102 124 119 213 116 101 94 48 198 60 96 6 473

2010/11 18 740 1 323 949 772 722 726 322 325 309 329 282 308 276 252 262 266 272 196 193 186 137 133 156 153 120 107 127 111 96 9 330

2011/12 20 166 1 527 1 019 851 782 764 389 362 360 341 323 314 294 292 285 279 269 208 197 195 179 163 162 156 128 125 124 123 109 9 846

students2

Per cent female 2011/12 57.5 65.6 76.6 59.8 58.7 59.7 58.6 58.0 77.5 25.8 68.7 52.2 81.0 24.7 55.1 86.7 29.0 76.9 32.0 32.8 52.5 51.5 74.1 52.6 88.3 49.6 50.8 83.7 30.3 54.6

Foreign students are not necessarily in Norway only for study purposes. Some students with foreign nationality may have permanent residence here. Persons attending doctoral programmes are not included. 2 Some foreign students were probably not yet registered on the date of the census, 1 October. This may have resulted in underestimation of the number of foreign nationals attending higher education. 3 Unspecified nationality. Includes exchange students. Source: Statistics Norway More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/utuvh/

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Norwegian students/pupils abroad


Degree studies Country Total UK Denmark Poland Hungary Sweden Netherlands Slovakia Czech Republic France Germany Spain Ireland Italy Switzerland Austria Belgium Finland Iceland Russia Other Europe China Japan Singapore India Other Asia USA Canada Latin America South Africa Tanzania Other Africa Australia New Zealand Other 1992/93 8 932 2 195 675 10 10 1 096 158 . . 374 949 60 3 74 248 46 32 23 22 . . . . . . . 2 305 130 . . . . . . 522 2000/01 15 510 3 928 1 901 327 630 881 572 . 53 457 700 158 148 89 222 . . 35 24 . 158 . . . . 82 1 699 164 65 . . 47 3 062 108 . Exchange or study-abroad programmes 2011/12 2011/12 15 328 8 114 4 139 2 748 1 478 802 735 372 353 289 253 219 118 110 73 58 40 31 25 19 8 218 36 21 16 88 1 441 145 26 64 7 1 329 67 549 280 17 32 128 113 15 33 304 262 213 41 110 47 47 50 19 26 74 159 278 100 146 182 430 1 491 180 466 286 489 717 688 142 -

Source: Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund. More information: http://www.lanekassen.no/Toppmeny/Languages/

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Research & Development expenditure


2001 R&D R&D expenditure. man-years NOK mill. 24 469 27 108 12 614 12 636 5 581 6 988 6 274 7 484 1.59 2011* R&D R&D expenditure. man-years NOK mill. 45 211 36 758 19 733 15 478 14 353 12 300 11 125 8 980 1.66

Total Business and industry Research institute sector University and college sector Total R & D expenditure as share of GDP. Per cent

Source: The Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education (NIFU). More information: http://www.nifu.no/en/

R & D full-time equivalents with higher education per thousand employees. Selected countries. 2010
Finland Iceland (2009) Denmark Norway Japan Sweden USA (2007) France (2009) Canada (2009) Germany UK Ireland Russia Spain Switzerland (2008) Italy China 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18

Source: Report on Science & Technology Indicators for Norway 2012, Research Council of Norway. More information: http://www.forskningsradet.no/en/Home_page/1177315753906

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8. Media and culture


Norway's largest newspapers
Newspaper, city of publication VG - Verdens Gang, Oslo Aftenposten, morning edition, Oslo Dagbladet, Oslo Aftenposten, evening edition, Oslo Bergens Tidende, Bergen Adresseavisen, Trondheim Dagens Nringsliv, Oslo Stavanger Aftenblad, Stavanger Drammens Tidende, Drammen Fdrelandsvennen, Kristiansand Circulation 2011 211 588 235 795 98 989 101 754 79 467 71 657 82 595 63 282 33 352 36 604 Change Circulation Change from 2010 2012 from 2011 Per cent Per cent -9.3 188 354 -10.9 -1.7 225 981 -4.2 0.9 88 539 -10.6 -3.1 96 100 -5.6 -3.6 76 817 -3.3 -2.4 70 089 -2.2 2.5 82 889 0.4 1.1 61 636 -2.6 -7.6 31 213 -6.4 3.5 35 441 -3.2

Source: Norwegian Media Businesses' Association. More information: http://www.mediebedriftene.no/

Newspapers1
Number Newspapers, total 6 issues per week 2-5 issues per week 1 issue per week Sunday editions 1993 143 62 79 2 .. 2012 168 61 81 24 5 Circulation. 1 000 1993 2 934 2 197 723 14 694 2012 2 306 1 649 500 157 547

1 Members of the Norwegian Media Businesses' Association. Source: Norwegian Media Businesses' Association. More information: http://www.mediebedriftene.no/

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News agencies in Norway


Avisenes Nyhetsbyr (ANB) Tel.: +47 22 99 84 00 PO Box 8713, Youngstorget, NO-0028 Oslo www.apressen.no Contact: Tor Axelsen Norsk Telegrambyr AS (NTB) Holbergs gate 1, PO Box 6817, St. Olavs plass, NO-0130 Oslo Contact: Pl Bjerketvedt Agence France-Presse (AFP) Haakon VIIs gate 10, NO-0161 Oslo Contact: Pierre-Henry Deshayes Associated Press (AP) Haakon VIIs gate 10, NO-0161 Oslo Contact: Bjoern Henning Amland Bloomberg Nyhetsbyr CJ Hambros plass 2c, NO-0164 Oslo ITAR Tass Fougstads gate 9, NO-0173 Oslo Contact: Yuri Mikhaylenko Thomson Reuters Norway Karl Johans gate 37 B, NO-0162 Oslo Contact: Balazs Koranyi Xinhua News Haakon VIIs gate 10, NO-0161 Oslo Contact: Li Guorong Dow Jones Newswire Haakon VIIs gate 10, NO-0161 Oslo Contact: Kjetil Malkenes Hovland Foreign Press Association Haakon VIIs gate 10, NO-0161 Oslo Contact: Bjrn Lindahl Middle East News Agency (MENA) Haakon VIIs gate 10, NO-0161 Oslo Contact: Tarek Mahmoud Norway International Press Center Haakon VIIs gate 10, NO-0161 Oslo Contact: Anita Karin Opsvik Tel.: +47 22 03 44 00 www.ntb.no

Tel.: +47 22 83 93 94 E-mail: oslo@afp.com www.afp.com Tel.: +47 22 20 10 30 www.ap.org Tel.: +47 22 99 62 10 www.bloomberg.com Tel.: +47 22 60 61 91 www.itar-tass.com Tel.: +47 22 93 69 00 www.reuters.com Tel.: +47 40 20 65 42 www.xinhuanet.com/english/ Tel.: +47 90 22 79 08 www.dowjones.com/djnewswires.asp Tel.: +47 22 24 50 74 www.fpanorway.com Tel.: +47 97 60 87 46 www.mena.org.eg Tel.: +47 23 95 03 22 E-mail: nips@mfa.no

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Fixed and mobile telephone subscriptions. 31 December1


7 000 000 6 000 000 5 000 000 4 000 000 3 000 000 2 000 000 1 000 000 0
1

Fixed telephony Mobile telephony

2000

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

2012

Figures for 2012 as of 30 June. Source: Norwegian Post and Telecommunications Authority. More information: http://eng.npt.no/portal/page/portal/PG_NPT_NO_EN/PAG_NPT_EN_HOME

Access to media and electronic appliances at home, ages 9-79. Per cent
NRK TV TV 2 TVNorge TV3 Local TV Swedish TV Video cassette player DVD player Hard disc recorder DAB radio Local radio Cassette player Record player CD player MP3 player Private satellite dish Cable Shared antenna Home PC Internet Video games Mobile telephone Broadband Newspaper
Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/medie/

1991 98 . 36 33 28 40 51 . . . 87 95 63 33 . 5 29 7 .. .. .. .. .. .

1997 97 91 72 53 43 45 70 . . . 89 92 57 81 . 19 38 6 50 13 23 .. .. .

2009 98 94 91 87 58 56 55 87 29 18 86 50 31 96 58 34 51 4 92 91 53 97 82 70

2011 96 90 88 87 47 63 40 83 41 22 84 47 27 95 65 32 49 3 93 92 54 96 83 68

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Use of media and electronics, average day. Ages 9-79


TV Internet Home PC Newspaper Radio Record/cassette/CD/MP3/ sound files Books Video/DVD/hard disc recorder Periodicals Weeklies Comics 0 10 20 30 40 50 Per cent 60 70 80 90 2011 1991

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/medie/

Cultural activities. Per cent of population participating in the previous 12 months. Ages 9-79. 2008
Cinema Concert Sporting event Theatre (plays, musicals, revues) Public library Museum Art exhibition Religious/life stance meeting Cultural festival Ballet, other dance performance Opera/operetta 0
Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/kulturbar/

10

20

30 40 50 Per cent

60

70

80

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Membership Church of Norway and other religious and life stance communities1. 2012
Population, total2 Membership, Church of Norway. 31 December 2011 Christian faith communities Total1 Seventh Day Adventist Free Evangelical Fellowship Evangelical Lutheran Church Community Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church Evangelical Lutheran Church of Iceland in Norway The Christian Church (Smith's Friends) Orthodox Church in Norway Roman Catholic Evangelical Lutheran Church Community Baptist Missionary Covenant Church Jehovah's Witnesses The Christian Community Christian Center Methodist Pentecostal Church of Sweden in Norway Other Christian faith communities Other religions, total1 Bah' Buddhism Hinduism Islam Sikhism Judaism Other Life stance communities, total1 Norwegian Humanist Association Other Members 4 985 870 3 851 145 289 018 4 884 3 137 19 507 4 193 5 983 7 319 11 205 102 286 3 209 9 999 9 336 11 903 2 567 3 157 10 761 39 108 19 950 20 514 136 944 1 088 15 426 5 690 112 236 1 133 153 1 218 84 722 83 102 1 620 Per cent 100.0 77.2 100.0 1.7 1.1 6.7 1.5 2.1 2.5 3.9 35.4 1.1 3.5 3.2 4.1 0.9 1.1 3.7 13.5 6.9 7.1 100.0 0.8 11.3 4.2 82.0 0.8 0.1 0.9 100.0 98.1 1.9

1 Includes only members for whom public financial support is received. Members as of 1 January 2012. 2 1 January 2012. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/trosamf/

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9. Tourism and transportation


Overnight stays in Norway by foreign nationals, by nationality. 2012
Germany Sweden Denmark Netherlands UK USA France Poland Russia Spain Italy Japan 0 500 000 1 000 000 1 500 000 2 000 000

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/overnatting/

Norwegian Coastal Voyage, Bergen-Kirkenes. Passengers


600 000 500 000 400 000 300 000 200 000 100 000 0 1982 1985 Passengers Northbound Southbound 1990 1995 2000 2005 2012

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/havn/

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Accommodation
Hotels1 Beds Guest nights. 1 000 Guest nights Norwegians. Per cent Foreign nationals. Per cent Tourist cabins Cabin complexes, guest nights Intermediaries of cabins, guest nights Registered camping areas2 Guest nights. 1 000 Norwegians. Per cent Foreign nationals. Per cent
1

2007 1 112 147 938 18 526 72.6 27.4

2010 1 128 165 041 18 393 73.9 26.1

2011 1 115 168 125 19 203 74.5 25.5

2012 1 102 171 456 19 803 74.5 25.5

1 383 674 1 532 761 1 433 325 1 521 190 1 101 136 1 127 361 1 057 871 ... 783 8 405 72.1 27.9 782 8 272 73.8 26.2 768 8 080 74.2 25.8 771 8 239 75.3 24.7

Includes hotels, guest houses, hostels and other lodging facilities with at least 20 beds. 2 Camping areas with at least 8 cabins or at least 50 caravan sites. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: httphttp://www.ssb.no/en/overnatting/

Traffic deaths
600 500 400 300 200 100 0 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2012 2008

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/vtu/

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Vehicles, aircraft and transport infrastructure. 31 December


1993 Motor vehicles, etc. Total Automobiles Private cars Buses Commercial vans Lorries, combination vehicles Tractors and motorized equipment Motorcycles Snow scooters Mopeds Trailers Civil aviation Airports with scheduled flights Aircraft, total Fixed-wing aircraft Helicopters Public roads Total National roads County roads Municipal roads State railways (NSB) Railway network, total Electrified Double track 2 986 381 1 985 609 1 633 088 29 134 169 981 153 406 213 550 35 629 37 741 125 442 588 410 52 848 741 107 2010 4 604 846 2 855 937 2 308 548 20 348 397 279 129 762 254 674 146 592 68 766 168 904 1 109 973 52 984 745 239
km

2011 4 730 193 2 929 927 2 376 426 19 240 410 730 123 531 257 521 151 650 70 961 171 846 1 148 288 52 981 745 236

2012 4 862 938 3 004 384 2 442 964 18 220 424 634 118 566 262 288 156 826 73 514 174 873 1 191 053 52 998 762 236

90 502 26 406 27 050 37 046

93 509 10 496 44 281 38 732

93 754 10 574 44 287 38 893

93 868 10 581 44 317 38 970

4 023 2 422 99

4 169 2 566 241

4 154 2 552 241

4 154 2 552 247

Source: National Rail Administration, Norwegian Public Roads Administration, Avinor and Civil Aviation Authority. More information: httphttp://www.ssb.no/en/transpinn/

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10. Industries
Agricultural land use
km2 14 000 12 000 10 000 8 000 6 000 4 000 2 000 0 1949 Agricultural area, total Other tilled area Grain and oil seed Fully cultivated meadow/grazing area Natural or lightly cultivated meadow/grazing area

1959

1969

1979

1989

1999

2009 2012*

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/jordbruksareal/

Agricultural livestock
Horses Cattle, total Cows1 Breeding pigs Sheep over 1 year Milk goats Fowl
1 Includes milk cows and suckling cows. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/jordbruksareal/

2002 29 503 958 661 329 814 92 409 991 690 46 786 3 189 925

2012* 36 239 861 515 306 372 96 550 903 145 34 965 3 941 303

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Agricultural production and forestry


2001 Crops1. 1 000 tonnes Grain, total Wheat Barley Oats Potatoes Hay2 Livestock products. 1 000 tonnes Meat, total Beef and veal Pork Mutton and lamb Eggs Cow's milk (1 000 litres) Cut timber for sale, total. 1 000 m3 Softwood logs Hardwood logs
1 2

2011 1 027 285 495 231 298 2 418 323 82 131 23 60 1 479 8 467 39

1 219 259 624 330 389 2 731 264 86 109 24 48 1 523 7 631 53

Of active agricultural businesses. Includes total yield of solid matter from haymaking meadows. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/jord-skog-jakt-og-fiskeri/

Number of forest properties1 and productive forest area by size. 2011


Productive forest area 25 decares and larger, total 25-99 decares 100-999 decares 1 000-4 999 decares 5 000- decares Protected productive forest area Units 131 785 45 904 73 041 11 600 1 240 . Per cent 100.0 34.8 55.4 8.8 0.9 . Area Km2 70 237 2 553 24 726 21 611 21 346 2 100 Per cent 100.0 3.6 35.2 30.8 30.4 .

1 Includes properties of 25 decares productive forest area and larger. Source: Statistics Norway and Directorate for Nature Management. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/stskog/

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Organically cultivated area in the Nordic countries, including areas in transition. Percentage of total cultivated area
Per cent 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 0 1995 2000 Finland Denmark Norway 2005 2011 Sweden

Source: Norway Debio and Statistics Norway; Sweden KRAV, Statistics Sweden and Swedish Board of Agriculture; Denmark Danish Plant Directorate and Statistics Denmark; Finland KTTK/Evira and TIKE.

Agricultural operations, by area under activity


250 000 100- decares 50-99 decares 5-49 decares

200 000

150 000

100 000

50 000

1949

1959

1969

1979

1989

1999

2010

2012*

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: httphttp://www.ssb.no/en/stjord/

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Landings and landed value of major fish species


1 000 tonnes1 Fish species Total Herring Capelin Cod Mackerel Saithe Haddock Other, unspecified Sand eel Deep water prawn Horse mackerel Blue whiting Ling Tusk Sprat Greenland halibut Atlantic redfish Catfish Angler Norway pout
1

NOK mill.2 2011 2 299 633 362 340 208 190 160 152 109 24 21 21 16 15 12 10 10 6 6 3 2001 11 440 2 246 535 2 905 1 339 822 617 385 147 873 45 401 224 178 23 272 202 61 145 19 2011 16 034 3 333 786 3 959 2 561 1 493 1 336 646 196 598 173 66 179 120 35 260 111 52 123 5

2001 2 686 581 483 209 181 170 52 42 187 65 8 574 14 19 12 15 29 14 5 27

Round weight. 2 Primary value of catch as reported by fishermen. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/fiskeri/

Fish farming. Salmon and trout, amount sold


(1 000 tonnes) 1 200 1 000 800 600 400 200 0 1971 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2011

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/fiskeoppdrett/

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Value of farmed and traditionally landed fish


NOK bill. 50 45 40 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 0 1980

Farmed

Landed fish 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2011

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/fiskeoppdrett/

Export of fish and fish products


2001 1 000 tonnes Fish, crustaceans, molluscs and other invertebrate marine animals, including processed items, total Fish, fresh or chilled, excluding fillets Fish, frozen, excluding fillets Fish fillets, frozen Fish fillets and other fish meat, fresh or frozen Dried cod and other dried fish Fish fillets, dried, salted or brined Fish, salted or brined Fish, smoked Crustaceans, frozen or made into meal or pellets, suitable for human consumption Fish, processed or preserved, including caviar and caviar imitations Crustaceans and molluscs, processed or preserved
Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/muh/

2012* NOK 1 000 mill. tonnes NOK mill.

1 727 29 572 417 8 418 909 8 258 182 4 310 26 944 76 3 520 12 380 37 1 177 5 424 12 20 21 267 613 949

2 387 50 862 1 102 26 033 808 9 046 104 3 795 184 4 052 97 4 052 9 222 26 767 13 542 3 20 9 178 443 496

Wholesale/retail trade and services. Main figures. 2010


Number of Employees Sales1. establishments NOK mill. Motor vehicle and motorcycle sales and repairs 9 127 45 317 170 108 Commission and wholesale trade 19 195 109 387 742 383 Retail trade except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 37 380 214 133 399 589 Business services and real estate activities2
1

102 562

254 270

439 994

Value-added tax not included. 2 Figures do not include housing cooperatives, activities of head offices and other combined facilities support activities. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/stvareh/ and http://www.ssb.no/en/stefu/

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Norwegian petroleum activities


1993 Employees Oil and natural gas production Work offshore Work onshore Service activities 1995 2000 14 434 4 822 9 612 7 743 2010 21 725 6 561 15 164 26 828 2011 23 654 6 399 17 255 30 754 17 338 16 498 5 399 5 064 11 939 11 434 4 173 4 437

Gross value of production. NOK mill. Oil and natural gas production 123 149 131 637 350 774 549 453 670 008 Service activities 5 303 6 151 15 883 99 843 102 988 Pipeline transport 12 902 12 620 16 851 20 798 18 203 Gross capital investment. NOK mill. Oil and gas production Service activities Pipeline transport Crude oil production. 1 000 Sm3 Natural gas production. Mill. Sm3 o.e.1 Export Crude oil. 1 000 Sm3 Natural gas. Mill. Sm3 o.e.1 Probable Norwegian reserves Original Crude oil. Mill. Sm3 Natural gas. Bill. Sm3 Remaining Crude oil. Mill. Sm3 Natural gas. Bill. Sm3
1

50 886 -65 6 693

42 497 44 6 086

52 898 124 868 145 820 4 287 983 -1 133 691 552 469 97 512

131 843 156 776 181 181 104 424 24 804 27 814

49 790 106 352 101 365 91 921 97 394 81 381 94 918

114 917 143 003 167 485 24 671 27 599 48 521

1 825 1 549 1 174 1 227

2 674 781 1 355 366

6 054 7 032 3 867 6 355

4 454 3 589 828 2 042

4 546 3 721 823 2 070

sm3 (standard cubic metres) o.e. (oil equivalent). Source: Statistics Norway and Norwegian Petroleum Directorate. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/oljev/

Oil prices, Brent blend


USD/barrel 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2012

Source: Ministry of Petroleum and Energy and Reuters EcoWin. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/ogintma/

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Manufacturing and mining/quarrying. 2010


Production value1 EstablishEmployees ments NOK mill. Per cent Manufacturing and mining/quarrying 19 008 234 455 702 419 100.0 Main activity Mining/quarrying Manufacturing Food products, beverages and tobacco Textiles, clothing, leather and leather products Wood and wood products Pulp, paper and paper products Printing and reproduction of recorded media Petroleum products, chemical products Rubber and plastic products Other non-metallic mineral products Basic metals Metal products Computers and electrical equipment Machinery and equipment Other engineering industry (except ships and oil platforms) Building of ships and oil platforms Furniture, manufacturing Machine repairs and installations
1 Value-added tax not included. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/sti/

733 18 275 2 329 1 328 1 895 88 1 314 327 419 912 147 2 507 773 1 389 171 492 1 978 2 206

4 775 229 680 47 852 4 599 14 308 5 201 7 015 13 934 4 841 10 364 9 850 23 485 16 328 19 453 3 868 20 701 10 310 17 571

12 379 690 040 155 776 6 378 23 553 16 728 10 849 128 040 9 530 23 699 63 247 42 312 38 554 66 733 7 986 51 269 12 878 32 507

1.8 98.2 22.2 0.9 3.4 2.4 1.5 18.2 1.4 3.4 9.0 6.0 5.5 9.5 1.1 7.3 1.8 4.6

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Norwegian foreign-going ships. 1 July 2012


Total 1 000 dwt. 1 758 40 123 17 383 71 12 118 541 616 397 9 592 7 970 1 340 6 319 6 096 8 806 No. Norwegian Norwegian Ordinary Ship International Register Ship Register No. 227 6 .. .. .. .. 17 204 1 000 dwt. 1 209 251 .. .. .. .. 29 1 180 No. Foreign flag

Ships1, total Passenger ships, catamarans and ferries2 Gas and chemical tankers Other tankers Combined carriers Bulk carriers Other dry cargo ships Offshore petroleum service ships
1

1 000 No. 1 000 dwt. dwt 523 17 919 1 008 20 995 5 161 42 12 63 107 133 13 5 095 4 766 1 340 3 347 2 057 1 314 6 222 29 .. 55 417 133 4 497 3 204 .. 2 972 4 010

279 6 312

Vessels of gross tonnage 100 and over. 2 Tonnage in units of 1 000. Not included in total dwt. Source: Norwegian Shipowners' Association. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/handelsfl/

Norwegian merchant fleet1, end of year. 1 000 gross tonnes


Tonnage, total Of which tankers Tanker percentage 1995 20 834 12 006 58 2000 21 572 11 545 54 2009 16 149 7 910 49 2010 15 711 7 269 46 2011 15 586 7 235 46

1 Vessels of 100 gross tonnes and larger for carrying passengers and cargo; includes Norwegian Ordinary Ship Register and Norwegian International Ship Register. Source: Norwegian Maritime Directorate. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/handelsfl/

Marine casualties. Vessels totally and partially lost


Ships totally lost 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Ships 18 24 22 15 18 13 12 14 18 18 13 13 Gross tonnage 41 421 4 135 56 206 3 679 659 18 967 389 4 217 8 881 3 586 1 837 782 Ships partially lost Ships 157 129 137 126 118 112 71 100 105 144 149 159 Gross tonnage 976 709 502 917 982 184 537 197 336 674 634 482 525 545 576 903 409 072 582 424 616 010 596 068

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/sjoulykker/

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11. Energy
Extraction of energy resources. Petajoules1
Total Hydroelectricity Crude oil and condensate Natural gas and NGL2 Coal Wood3
1

1995 7 502 441 5 749 1 282 8 21

2000 9 300 512 6 650 2 097 18 24

2005 9 659 491 5 621 3 478 41 28

2011* 8 290 439 3 627 4 158 39 26

1 petajoule = 1015 joules. 2 Excluding produced gas that has been flared. NGL includes primary production of ethane, propane, butane, isobutane and LPG. 3 Wood, pellets and briquettes for household use. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/energiregn/

Energy consumption (excluding energy sector and international shipping). Petajoules1


PJ 1 000 900 800 700 600 500 400 300 200 100 0 1976
1

Gas, district heating, solid fuel Oil for transport Oil, excluding transport Electricity

1980

1985

1990

1995

2000

2005

2011 2011*

1 petajoule = 1015 joule. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/energiregn/

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Energy consumption in households per person by energy source. Selected countries. 2010. kWh
Coal, coke, peat Petroleum products Natural gas Electricity District heating Biomass and other renewable energy resources Finland Norway Denmark USA Sweden Russia Germany UK France Poland Japan Spain Portugal China India 0 2 000 4 000 6 000 8 000 KWh 10 000 12 000 14 000

Source: International Energy Agency and Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.iea.org

Electricity supply
Electric power installations Power producing Electricity production Import Export Net consumption, priority Energy-intensive industry Mining/quarrying and other industry Households and agriculture Services Net consumption, non-priority 1995 326 215 2000 332 178 2005 306 163
gWh1

2009 335 184

2010 338 188

123 011 142 817 137 811 131 773 123 630 2 300 1 474 3 653 5 650 14 673 8 962 20 529 15 695 14 633 7 123 97 450 101 838 108 453 107 370 116 062 33 503 35 685 40 728 31 828 34 075 8 539 35 587 19 819 7 514 8 444 35 685 22 022 10 518 9 149 35 404 23 172 5 595 12 295 37 914 24 296 4 998 13 420 41 489 25 889 4 494

1 1 gWh = 1 000 000 kWh. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/elektrisitet/

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Hydropower. 31 December 2011


Potential2 Developed Under development Concession issued Concession applied for Preliminary plans announced3 Protected water systems Remainder
1

gWh1 214 191 130 008 1 072 2 631 4 947 2 433 50 343 22 756

Per cent 100 61 1 1 2 1 24 11

Power plants producing less than 50 kW not included in table. 2 Energy available in Norwegian waterways that are technically and economically developable. 3 Concession application expected. Source: Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Administration. More information: http://www.nve.no/en/

Total production of crude oil and natural gas. Million sm3 o.e.1
Mill. sm o.e. 300 250 200 150 100 50 0 1971
1

Natural gas

Oil, including NGL and condensate

1975

1980

1985

1990

1995

2000

2005

2011

sm3 (standard cubic metre) o.e. (oil equivalent). Source: Norwegian Petroleum Directorate. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/ogprodre/

Largest oil-producing countries. 2011. Million barrels per day1


Saudi Arabia Russia USA Iran China Canada United Arab Emirates Mexico Kuwait Iraq Venezuela Nigeria Brazil Norway 11.16 10.28 7.84 4.32 4.09 3.52 3.33 2.94 2.87 2.80 2.72 2.46 2.19 2.04

1 Natural gas liquids and condensate production are included in the international oil production figures. Source: BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2012. More information: http://www.bp.com

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12. The economy


Gross domestic product, by main activity
1990 Gross domestic product Agriculture Forestry Fishing and fish farming Oil and natural gas activity Production of crude oil and natural gas Services to the oil and gas sector Mining and quarrying Manufacturing Electricity and water supply Construction Domestic trade Hotels and restaurants Pipeline operations Transport excluding sea transport Post and distribution services Information and communications Shipping International shipping Domestic shipping Financial services and insurance Housing services Business services Other private services Public services Correction items1
1

2012* NOK mill. Per cent 2 915 354 100.0 9 754 5 013 14 750 677 472 619 259 58 213 5 763 199 839 61 053 152 736 188 295 33 137 14 073 69 035 10 174 92 712 21 325 17 488 3 837 113 956 107 596 267 435 111 236 458 477 309 259 0.3 0.2 0.5 23.2 21.2 2.0 0.2 6.9 2.1 5.2 6.5 1.1 0.5 2.1 0.3 3.2 0.7 0.6 0.1 3.9 3.7 9.2 3.8 15.7 10.6

NOK mill. Per cent 736 289 100.0 14 232 3 725 4 392 87 597 85 727 1 870 1 730 74 361 21 723 28 993 72 428 9 404 7 803 26 075 4 925 23 716 17 799 16 005 1 794 33 711 43 936 30 870 27 929 117 500 83 440 1.9 0.5 0.6 11.9 11.6 0.3 0.2 10.1 3.0 3.9 9.8 1.3 1.1 3.5 0.7 3.2 2.4 2.2 0.2 4.6 6.0 4.2 3.8 16.0 11.3

Value-added and investment taxes, other product taxes, net and statistical deviations. Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/nr/

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GDP per inhabitant in selected countries (current PPP USD)1. 2011


Luxembourg Norway USA Sweden Denmark Germany Finland Iceland UK France Japan EU27 Spain Portugal Russia Poland 0 20 000 40 000 60 000 Current PPP USD 80 000 100 000

PPP = Purchasing power parity. Source: OECD. More information: http://www.oecd.org/

GDP per inhabitant. Current prices and percentage change


NOK 600 000 500 000 400 000 300 000 200 000 100 000 0 1970 Current prices Per cent volume change Per cent 8 6 4 2 0 -2 -4 2012*

1975

1980

1985

1990

1995

2000

2005

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/nr/

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Government Pension Fund Global1. 31 December


NOK bill. 4 500 4 000 3 500 3 000 2 500 2 000 1 500 1 000 500 0
1

1996

1998

2000

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

2012

Formerly the Norwegian Petroleum Fund. Source: Norges Bank (Norway's central bank). More information: http://www.nbim.no/en/

Gross public debt per cent of GDP in selected countries, according to Maastricht definition1. 2011
Japan Greece Italy Portugal Ireland 2 USA France UK Germany Spain Poland Finland Denmark Sweden Norway Luxembourg 0
1

50

100 Per cent

150

200

250

Gross public debt omits internal debt between units of public administration. The Maastricht definition indicates that the gross public debt must not exceed 60 per cent of GDP. 2Divergent definition used - SNA 1993 (ESA 1995) instead of Maastricht definition. Source: Statistics Norway, Eurostat and OECD. More information: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/ and http://www.oecd.org/

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Central government revenues and expenditures. NOK bill.


A. Revenues, total (A1+A2) A1. Revenues, excluding petroleum activity Taxes and fees from mainland Norway Social security and pension premiums Property income Transfers Capital income Fee-based revenues A2. Revenues from petroleum activity Taxes from petroleum activity Other petroleum revenues B. Total expenditures (B1) B1. Expenditures General public services Defence Public order and safety Business development Environmental protection Housing and community Health Recreation, cultural affairs and religion Education Social security services C. Net financial investment (A-B)
Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/offinnut/

2001 719.9 532.7 302.5 142.5 60.2 13.0 1.3 13.3 187.2 105.0 82.2 504.5 504.5 102.2 29.0 13.2 55.0 2.1 1.1 49.7 6.5 34.6 211.1 215.4

2006 1 100.1 738.8 414.2 189.2 108.0 6.3 2.1 18.9 361.3 223.9 137.4 699.7 699.7 129.1 34.5 15.7 64.5 2.6 1.0 111.4 9.1 42.1 289.7 400.4

2011 1 355.1 990.8 537.8 261.1 161.2 5.3 1.8 23.6 364.3 225.1 139.2 963.7 963.7 216.8 42.7 22.3 80.9 3.5 1.3 144.7 13.9 52.3 385.3 391.4

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13. Norway abroad


Foreign Service
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Street address: 7. juni-plassen/Victoria Terrasse Postal address: PO Box 8114 Dep, NO-0032 Oslo Tel.: + 47 23 95 00 00 Fax: + 47 23 95 00 99 E-mail: post@mfa.no Diplomatic and Consular Missions 104 diplomatic and consular missions, of which: 85 embassies 8 consulates general 7 missions/delegations 4 other (1 representative office of Norway, 3 embassy branch offices) Approximately 375 honorary consulates Ministry personnel Approximately 840 posts At diplomatic and consular missions: Approximately 640 including special envoys from other agencies Approximately 970 local employees
More information: http://www.regjeringen.no/en/dep/ud/ and http://www.norway.info/

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Innovation Norway
Innovation Norway is the Norwegian national and regional authorities instrument for realising value-creating commercial and industrial development throughout Norway. The goal of Innovation Norway is to encourage financially and socio-economically profitable commercial and industrial development while fostering the industrial potential of the regions. This is to be achieved by increasing the number of capable entrepreneurs, growth-oriented enterprises and innovative industrial environments. Innovation Norway is a global organization. In addition to being represented in every Norwegian county, it has offices in more than 30 countries. In countries where Innovation Norway has no offices, Norwegian embassies provide access to international networks. The employees' wide knowledge of local and international conditions helps clients to convert their ideas into successful businesses. Street address in Oslo: Telephone: Telefax: E-mail: Postal address: Akersgata 13, NO-0104 Oslo + 47 22 00 25 00 + 47 22 00 25 01 post@innovasjonnorge.no Innovation Norway PO Box 448 Sentrum NO-0104 Oslo

More information: http://www.innovasjonnorge.no/Contact-us/

Norwegian Seamen's Mission/Norwegian Church Abroad


The Norwegian Seamens Mission/Norwegian Church Abroad is a volunteer organisation affiliated with the Church of Norway. It serves as a religious, cultural and social meeting place for all Norwegians abroad. It also offers emergency services, interpersonal networking and relationship counselling. There are 31 seamens churches abroad, but the organisation is represented in 80 countries throughout the world. Street address: Postal address: Tel.: Fax: E-mail: Strandgt. 198 PO Box 2007, NO-5817 Bergen + 47 55 55 22 55 + 47 55 55 22 50 info@sjomannskirken.no www.facebook.com/sjomannskirken

More information: http://www.sjomannskirken.no/english

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14. The EEA and Norway Grants


EEA and Norway Grants Solidarity and cooperation
The EEA Agreement includes a common goal of reducing social and economic disparities in Europe. Through the EEA and Norway Grants, Norway contributes to this effort and to strengthening the bilateral relations between Norway and the beneficiary states. The EEA and Norway Grants support development projects in priority areas such as environment and climate change, health and childcare, conservation of European cultural heritage, research and education, Schengen measures and judiciary, social dialogue and the strengthening of civil society. A number of Norwegian partners are engaged in projects and programmes.

Contributions1 to beneficiary states. EUR millions2


Total Poland Romania Hungary Czech Republic Bulgaria Lithuania Slovakia Latvia Greece Portugal Estonia Spain Slovenia Cyprus Malta 2009-20143 1 788.50 578.10 305.95 153.30 131.80 126.60 84.00 80.75 72.95 63.40 57.95 48.60 445.85 26.90 7.85 4.50

1 Total contribution from the EEA/EFTA states Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. Norways share is approximately 97% of the total amount. 2 The agreements are denominated in EUR. 3 According to the signed agreement of 28 July 2010. 4 Transitional support 1 May 2009-31 December 2013. Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs. More information: http://www.eeagrants.org

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15. Development cooperation


Development assistance, public expenditures. NOK mill.
2007 Development aid expenditures, total (gross aid) Per cent of GNP Bilateral assistance Directly bilateral Administered by multilateral organizations (multi-bi) Multilateral assistance Administration Bilateral assistance by type of recipient organisation Non-profit organizations, total Of which Norwegian non-profit organizations Local non-profit organizations International non-profit organizations Other, total Total bilateral assistance Total assistance by topic area Economic development and trade Emergency relief Environment and energy Good governance Education Health and social sector Costs in Norway and unspecified costs Multilateral assistance 2008 2009 2010 2011 21 808 22 862 25 624 27 681 27 663 0.95 0.89 1.06 1.10 1.00 15 137 15 611 17 968 19 842 19 519 10 374 10 363 12 109 13 578 13 645 4 763 5 554 1 118 5 248 6 029 1 222 5 859 6 269 1 387 6 264 6 387 1 452 5 873 6 641 1 503

4 696

4 932

5 412

5 600

5 901

3 397 3 493 3 566 3 620 3 515 605 633 766 824 921 694 806 1 080 1 156 1 465 10 440 10 679 12 556 14 242 13 618 15 137 15 611 17 968 19 842 19 519 3 608 1 733 2 269 3 357 1 516 1 864 1 909 5 554 3 709 1 760 1 966 3 454 1 541 2 103 2 301 6 029 3 405 1 398 2 366 3 895 1 759 2 274 4 258 6 269 3 628 2 161 4 488 3 865 1 601 1 725 3 825 6 387 4 000 2 107 4 304 3 940 1 515 1 811 3 346 6 641

Source: NORAD - Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation. More information: http://www.norad.no/en/tools-and-publications/norwegian-aid-statistics

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Bilateral assistance to the 25 largest recipient countries. 2011. NOK millions


Brazil Afghanistan Tanzania Palestinian Territory Mozambique Uganda Zambia Somalia Malawi South Sudan Nepal Sudan Vietnam Guyana South Africa Liberia Pakistan Democratic Republic of Congo India Ethiopia Sri Lanka Haiti China Zimbabwe Myanmar (Burma) 0 250 500 750 1 000 NOK mill. 1 250 1 500

Source: NORAD Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation. More information: httphttp://www.norad.no/en/tools-and-publications/norwegian-aid-statistics

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16. Foreign trade


Current account. NOK mill.
NOK mill. 500 000 400 000 300 000 200 000 100 000 0 -100 000 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2012* Current account surplus Net income and transfers Trade surplus

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/ur/

Foreign trade in goods, by category. 2012*


Imports Total Food products and live animals Beverages and tobacco Raw materials, excluding fuel Fuel (including crude oil, natural gas), electric power, etc. Animal and vegetable oils and fat Chemical products Finished goods Machinery and transport equipment Miscellaneous manufactured articles Other goods and transactions
Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/muh/

Exports Per cent 100.0 5.8 0.1 1.6 69.6 0.2 4.4 7.4 8.0 2.5 0.3

NOK mill. 506 641 32 800 6 001 33 039 33 058 5 270 49 220 77 533 192 859 75 316 1 545

Per cent NOK mill. 100.0 929 475 6.5 54 220 1.2 615 6.5 15 095 6.5 1.0 9.7 15.3 38.1 14.9 0.3 647 346 1 739 40 706 69 153 74 336 23 491 2 773

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Foreign trade, by region and country. 2012*


Imports Total Nordic countries EFTA EU Developing countries Europe Belgium Denmark Finland France Greece Ireland Iceland Italy Netherlands Poland Portugal Russia Spain UK Switzerland Sweden Germany Austria Africa Botswana South Africa Asia Japan China Singapore South Korea North America Canada USA South America Argentina Brazil Chile Oceania
Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/muh/

Exports Per cent 100.0 22.9 1.7 64.3 18.0 69.5 2.0 6.3 2.8 3.3 0.1 0.8 0.3 2.8 3.9 3.0 0.3 2.0 1.4 6.1 1.4 13.6 12.4 0.9 1.7 0.4 0.5 17.3 2.4 9.3 0.5 2.7 8.7 4.0 5.4 2.6 0.1 1.7 0.1 0.2 NOK mill. 929 475 113 259 10 510 749 168 51 144 779 041 26 502 34 480 13 761 59 281 2 230 9 575 4 178 20 699 111 423 14 065 3 005 8 503 15 733 238 159 6 329 58 937 117 280 5 541 9 253 1 825 72 725 8 794 13 906 7 079 8 735 56 775 14 342 45 458 8 665 459 5 230 1 440 3 015 Per cent 100.0 12.2 1.1 80.6 5.5 83.8 2.9 3.7 1.5 6.4 0.2 1.0 0.4 2.2 12.0 1.5 0.3 0.9 1.7 25.6 0.7 6.3 12.6 0.6 1.0 0.0 0.1 7.8 0.9 1.5 0.8 0.9 6.1 1.5 4.9 0.9 0.0 0.6 0.2 0.3

NOK mill. 506 641 116 185 8 605 325 531 91 416 352 092 10 219 31 666 14 073 16 466 307 3 846 1 482 14 162 19 962 15 121 1 582 10 311 6 943 31 139 7 065 68 724 62 914 4 427 8 392 1 844 2 554 87 819 11 907 46 941 2 639 13 493 44 223 20 205 27 467 13 102 331 8 457 712 1 012

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Share of Norways import of goods. 2012*


Sweden Germany China Denmark UK USA Netherlands France Poland Italy 0 2 4 6 8 Per cent 10 12 14 16

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/muh/

Share of Norways export of goods. 2012*


UK Germany Netherlands France Sweden USA Denmark Belgium South Korea Italy 0 5 10 15 Per cent 20 25 30

Source: Statistics Norway. More information: http://www.ssb.no/en/muh/

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17. Official flag days and public holidays in Norway


20131
1 January 21 January 6 February 21 February 28 March 29 March 31 March 1 April 1 May 8 May 9 May 17 May 19 May 20 May 7 June 4 July 20 July 29 July 19 August 25 December 26 December
1

F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F

New Years Day HRH Princess Ingrid Alexandras birthday Sami National Day HM King Haralds birthday Maundy Thursday * Good Friday * Easter Sunday * Easter Monday * Public holiday Liberation Day 1945 Ascension Day * Constitution Day Whit Sunday * Whit Monday * Dissolution of union with Sweden 1905 HM Queen Sonjas birthday HRH Crown Prince Haakons birthday St. Olavs Day HRH Crown Princess Mette-Marits birthday Christmas Day Boxing Day

Official flag-flying days = F. Public holidays = bold type. Holidays with unfixed dates = *.

Norwegian holidays with unfixed dates


Holiday Maundy Thursday Good Friday Easter Sunday Easter Monday Ascension Day Whit Sunday Whit Monday 2013 28.03. 29.03. 31.03. 01.04. 09.05. 19.05. 20.05. 2014 17.04. 18.04. 20.04. 21.04. 29.05. 08.06. 09.06. 2015 02.04. 03.04. 05.04. 06.04. 14.05. 24.05. 25.05.

Source: Almanac for Norway 2013 and Lovdata. More information: http://www.almanakken.uio.no/ and http://www.lovdata.no/info/lawdata.html

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Picture credits
Cover: Henningsvr. National tourist route Lofoten. Photo: Jarle Wahler / Norwegian Public Roads Administration 1: Petter Foss / MFA Norway 2: Willy Haraldsen / NTB scanpix 3: Johan Wildhagen / Innovation Norway 4: Marius E. Hauge 5: Guri Dahl / tinagent.com 6: Stein J. Bjrge / NTB scanpix 7: Guri Dahl / tinagent.com 8: Anette Berentsen / NRK 9: Guri Dahl / tinagent.com 10: Kai Jensen / NTB scanpix 11: John Petter Reinertsen / Statkraft 12: Rolf Jarle degaard / NTB scanpix 13: Ilja C. Hendel / NTB scanpix 14: Christophe Vander Eecken 15: Svein Bra / MFA Norway 16: Berit Roald / NTB scanpix 17: Berit Roald / NTB scanpix

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Facts about Norway


Official name Kingdom of Norway System of government Constitutional monarchy Parliamentary democracy The Royal House of Norway Harald V, King of Norway, born 21 February 1937 Sonja, Queen of Norway, born 4 July 1937 Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway, born 20 July 1973 Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway, born 19 August 1973 Ingrid Alexandra, Princess of Norway, born 21 January 2004 Sverre Magnus, Prince of Norway, born 3 December 2005 Population 5 051 275 inhabitants as of 1 January 2013 Norway has an indigenous Sami population as well as five national minorities, defined as groups with a long association with Norway. Official languages Norwegian (the two forms Bokml and Nynorsk) Sami (three Sami languages, North Sami, Lule Sami and South Sami, which have the same status as Norwegian in the municipalities of Kautokeino, Karasjok, Tana, Porsanger and Nesseby in Finnmark; Kfjord and Lavangen in Troms; Tysfjord in Nordland and Ryrvik and Snsa in Nord-Trndelag). In addition, Kven, Romani and Romanes are recognised as minority languages. Norwegian Sign Language also has an official status, primarily through the provisions of the Education Act. Religion Protestant Christianity Currency Norwegian kroner, NOK 1 EUR = NOK 7.38 as of January 2013 1 USD = NOK 5.56 as of January 2013

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